Washington University in St. Louis is committed to increasing campus awareness of sustainable and healthy food options by empowering students, staff and faculty to make informed food decision both on and off-campus.

This comprehensive and interactive sustainable food guide aims to help members of the university community take full advantage of the available resources to reduce their own footprint, educate themselves on sustainability and public health issues relevant to our food systems, engage with their food community through volunteering and advocacy, and nourish themselves in the healthiest, most sustainable way possible.

Explore the digital version of the guide

Download the Sustainable Food Guide (PDF)

Ingredients of the Guide

  • Shopping: grocery stores, farmers’ markets and CSA, food labels.
  • Preparation and Consumption: cooking tips, plant-based diet, campus food sourcing, how to eat on the go, where to eat on and off campus.
  • Waste: how-to’s on reducing and sorting waste, waste signage, quiz.
  • Get Involved: student groups, community organizations, WashU classes.